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Birth of Jesus Christ

Does the Bible tell us when Jesus Christ was born?

  • by Jerold Aust
Many feel that Christmas marks Christ’s birthday and that it honors Him. After all, can 2 billion professing Christians be wrong? At the same time, some few Christians don’t observe Christmas, believing that Jesus didn’t sanction it and that it dishonors Him. Who is right—and why?
  • by United Church of God
Jesus' birth, life and death were the greatest gift to mankind ever given. Jesus' birth was honored by shepherds watching their flocks in the field who were told by an angel: "Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. And this will be the sign to you: You...
  • by Jerold Aust
I found I could not ignore these facts: Christ never instituted Christmas, never celebrated it and never taught it. So, why was I doing it? What about you? Why do you celebrate Christmas?
  • by Gerhard Marx
The majority of Christians believe they are honoring Jesus Christ by observing Christmas. A minority of Christians believe keeping Christmas does not honor Christ. Where does the Bible stand on this question?